Due to their last encounter with the country set, Jean and Lionel have abolished all hopes of remaining friends with the village people. When they go down to the country for a weekend ... See full summary »

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Patrick O'Connell ...
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Due to their last encounter with the country set, Jean and Lionel have abolished all hopes of remaining friends with the village people. When they go down to the country for a weekend however, they find that they are the new local heroes with a huge reputation to live up to. Written by Nadia Nassar

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18 February 1996 (UK)  »

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[first lines]
Mrs. Bale: You have put the eggs on top, haven't you?
Grocer: Course I have, and if you bring any back cracked, it won't be my fault; it'll be that thing.
[nods at motorcycle]
Mrs. Bale: I'll have you know that *that thing* has not had one mechanical failure since 1959.
Grocer: I'm not talking about the condition of the engine; I'm talking about the way you drive it.
Mrs. Bale: *I* have never driven straight over the island of a roundabout.
Grocer: Wasn't me. That was Dolly Parton.
Mrs. Bale: Oh, so she was driving your Skoda that evening.
Grocer: She was ...
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Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree
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Written by Irwin Levine and L. Russell Brown
Performed by Joan Sims
(sung by Madge in the tavern)
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